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Best Bridal Salons in Chicago, IL

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Chicago Bridal Salons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Winnetka, IL 60093

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5.0 (28)
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5.0 (12)

Why choose this provider?

Bella Bleu Bridal is a professional bridal salon in Winnetka Illinois that creates top-quality wedding gowns that are unique, feminine, and non-traditional. The business is known for their excellent customer service and the personalized attention that they provide their customers. They carry new and sought after designers from all over the world in order to provide fashion forward designs made from the best fabric.

Chicago, IL 60610

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4.5 (82)
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4.6 (65)

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Bella Bianca is a professional bridal salon in Chicago Illinois that provides top-quality wedding dresses and superior customer service. The business only selects gowns from the finest domestic and international designers. Owners Melissa and Natalie are committed to providing a once-in-a-lifetime shopping experience as well as ensuring that their dress selection is rich in variety.

Chicago, IL 60611

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4.5 (180)
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4.8 (160)
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4.5 (73)

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Mira Couture is a professional bridal salon in Chicago Illinois that has provided top-quality bridal, evening wear, custom suiting, and cocktail attire for over three decades. The business has developed a reputation for the best customer service and the most exquisite clothes made from the finest fabrics. Clients have consistently praised their immaculate attention to detail and their ability to meet tight deadlines.

Chicago, IL 60607

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4.9 (36)
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4.5 (15)

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Victoria Sdoukos Couture is a full-service professional bridal salon in Chicago Illinois that has provided top-quality bridal gowns and formal wear for over a decade. Owner Victoria is committed to only using the finest fabrics and embellishments. Customers have consistently praised her immaculate attention to detail and her ability to stay on the forefront of industry trends.

Chicago, IL 60622

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5.0 (10)

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Veronica Sheaffer Inc. is a bridal salon in Chicago Illinois that has provided top-quality bridal gown and accessories since 2010. All of their products are made from the finest fabrics and each piece is the utmost in quality and detailing. Customers have praised the company's fashion-forward approach as well as their professionalism. Veronica Sheaffer has been featured in publications and programs such as Lucky Magazine, Good Morning America Now, Daily Candy and Chicago Social.

Lemont, IL 60439

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4.0 (38)

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Martellen’s Dress & Bridal Boutique is a reputable bridal salon in Lemont Illinois that was founded in 2011. Owner Mary is experienced in her field and excels at identifying styles and fashions that work best for her customers. Her team his knowledgeable and friendly, and her inventory includes some of the most reputable domestic and international designers.

Addison, IL 60101

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5.0 (102)

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Here Comes the Bride is a professional full-service bridal salon in Addison Illinois that has provided top-quality wedding gowns for over two decades. The business is known for their large selection of reputable informal and couture gowns as well as their fashion-forward approach. Clients have consistently praised their attention to detail, knowledge of industry trends, and ability to meet deadlines.

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Joanna B. Artistry

2089 W. Wabansia Ave, Apt 303, Chicago, IL 60647

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5.0 (25)
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5.0 (24)
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5.0 (14)

Why choose this provider?

Founded in 2012 and based in Chicago, Joanna B. Artistry is a solo-operated bridal salon. The salon offers various quality and luxury wedding gowns designed by the store's labels. Brides can scroll through the gallery of photos on the site and reach out to owner Joanna B. for a further discussion about their gowns. Joanna B. offers on-site wedding day and engagement services such as beauty enhancement, headshots, and boudoir photoshoots. She also provides virtual bridal salon services.

1365 N Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610

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For more than 20 years, Winnie Couture has provided brides in the greater Chicago area with personalized and intimate shopping experiences. Brides can sort through a large selection of elegant and luxurious bridal gowns and accessories or work with staff members to create custom designs. Store attendants work directly with brides to ensure they find the ideal dresses. Winnie Chlomin Lee is a well-known designer and top celebrities, including Kelly Clarkson and Helen Hunt, have been spotted wearing her designs.

Chicago, IL 60611

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4.0 (176)
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4.2 (83)

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Ultimate Bride is a full-service professional bridal salon in Chicago Illinois. The business provides a wide variety of elegant dresses from the best designers and made from the finest materials. Their styles range from traditional to contemporary. Customers have consistently praised their excellent customer service, their attention to detail, and their commitment to providing only the best clothing and accessories.

Compare our Top Bridal Salons

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Bella Bleu Bridal
Winnetka, IL 60093
Bella Bianca
Chicago, IL 60610
Mira Couture
Chicago, IL 60611
Victoria Sdoukos Couture
Chicago, IL 60607
Veronica Sheaffer Inc.
Chicago, IL 60622
Martellen’s Dress & Bridal Boutique
Lemont, IL 60439
Here Comes the Bride
Addison, IL 60101
Joanna B. Artistry
2089 W. Wabansia Ave, Apt 303, Chicago, IL 60647
Winnie Couture
1365 N Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Ultimate Bride
Chicago, IL 60611

FAQs

  • Introduction

    The wedding dress is arguably one of the most important parts of the ceremony for the bride, so finding the right one can be a monumental task. Turning to the experts can be tremendously helpful, as bridal salons provide valuable services that help make the shopping experience a good one for brides and their all-things-bridal support group.

    Preparing to start shopping for that perfect wedding gown, but not sure where to start? Review some helpful information about bridal shops, wedding dress shopping, and what to expect with these bridal salon FAQs.
  • What is a bridal salon?

    Bridal salons are shops that cater to brides. They sell wedding gowns, bridesmaids’ dresses, and other bridal accessories. Most offer stylist consultations and alteration services. They often operate on an appointment-only basis, giving the bride an exclusive experience. They also have seating areas for guests of the bride, such as select family and friends.

  • Are more dads going to bridal salons with their daughters?

    Traditionally, it was common to see moms with their daughters instead of dads at the bridal salon. However, that’s been changing over the past several years as more fathers get involved earlier in the wedding planning stages. It’s now common for both fathers and mothers to accompany the bride-to-be.

  • Do bridal salons purchase wedding dresses?

    Bridal salons generally don’t buy used wedding dresses outright, but some salons accept gently used, high-quality wedding gowns on consignment. They pay the owner an agreed-upon amount after the gown sells. Contact the salon first to ask about their policies and rules regarding pre-owned dresses.

  • Do you tip at a bridal salon?

    Gratuities for the salon consultant typically aren’t required or expected. However, tipping the seamstress may be appropriate when extensive alterations are required and the bride is incredibly happy with the outcome or the vendor went above and beyond, such as completing a rush order.

  • How do bridal salons get dresses?

    Bridal shops source inventory through various methods. They may order a selection of custom gowns for brides to try on and then special order a special custom-made gown for the bride. Some salons order direct from the manufacturer or wholesaler, and many shops supplement their inventory with pre-owned dresses.

  • How many bridal salons should you visit?

    Visiting three or four bridal salons is usually sufficient. Avoid trying on too many dresses, or the experience may become confusing and overwhelming. Discuss your preferences with the stylist first and work with them to choose between four and seven dresses to try on before making a final choice.